Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 面従後言(めんじゅうこうげん) in Japanese

面従後言
Kana Reading
めんじゅうこうげん
Romaji
menjūkōgen
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    pretending to obey someone to his face but badmouthing him behind his back


Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

10 strokes

accompany, obey, submit to, comply, follow, secondary, incidental, subordinate

On'Yomi: ジュウ, ショウ, ジュ

Kun'Yomi: したが.う, したが.える, より

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JLPT 3

9 strokes

mask, face, features, surface

On'Yomi: メン, ベン

Kun'Yomi: おも, おもて, つら

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JLPT 5

7 strokes

say

On'Yomi: ゲン, ゴン

Kun'Yomi: い.う, こと

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JLPT 5

9 strokes

behind, back, later

On'Yomi: ゴ, コウ

Kun'Yomi: のち, うし.ろ, うしろ, あと, おく.れる

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